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February 16, 2018

Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini Sauce

Tired of the same, old roasted veggies? Spice things up with this new and easy Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini Sauce recipe. What You’ll Need: One whole […]
January 29, 2018

Garlic Truffle Pomme Frites

These gourmet fries are just to die for -- and are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for any event! What You'll Need: 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

September 5, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Kids Edition

Our cooking classes aren’t just for adults – we love guiding little people around the kitchen, too! Eleven-year-old Claire flew all the way from Ohio to […]
August 28, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Gourmet Cooking Classes

There’s no better time than now to try our gourmet cooking classes, and we had three lovely ladies come from Florida and Lake Arrowhead, California, to […]
February 21, 2017

Peri Peri Chicken

Peri Peri is a popular spice originating from South Africa.  Try it as a marinade for grilling or pan-searing chicken or calamari.  It is such a […]
February 15, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Hi-Tech Company for Food Truck Cooking Challenge

One of America’s largest technology companies stepped away from its annual Marketing Taskforce to join Lajollacooks4u for an exciting evening of team building at the Park […]
February 14, 2017

Baking with Chocolate

Cooking with chocolate can be challenging, so we’re here to offer you some tips! First, Know Your Chocolate Dark With a cacao content in the 70% […]
February 8, 2017

Truffle Popcorn

A client gave me this recipe and told me how addictive it was…and oh was she right! This truffle popcorn is the perfect snack, whether you're […]
February 7, 2017

Five Ways Corporate Team Building Activities Can Make You a Better Team Member

How team members communicate with each other plays an integral role in the workplace.  In fact, a 2014 survey from About.com found that the top three […]
February 1, 2017

New Spice Alert: Urfa Chiles and Black Garlic

Urfa chiles and black garlic have recently fell on Chef Jodi’s radar –  and have quickly become her go-to ingredients during her cooking classes and team […]
January 31, 2017

Ratatouille

  Try this delicious dish packed with veggies and flavor! Oh-so-easy to make, and healthy to boot! What You’ll Need: 1 – 28 ounce can crushed […]
January 25, 2017

Chocolate Salami

This recipe is awesome, and can serve as a unique and out-of-the-box dish for any romantic occasion (especially Valentine’s Day!) Plus, it’s featured in our cookbook, […]
January 19, 2017

Sauteed String Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic

I fell in love with romano string beans during one of my first visits to Italy.   They’re long, flat and extremely flavorful – you can usually […]